Marquette Wire

Hush sisters leave mark on tennis team

Sara J. Martinez

February 25, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Sister acts are almost cliché in tennis. Venus and Serena Williams even made a Doublemint Gum commercial together, playing off of their sibling rivalry in the sport. Marquette’s women’s tennis program is no stranger to...

On the road to perfection

David Peltz

February 23, 2010

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The Marquette men’s tennis team started its season with a perfect 10-0 record after the three victories this weekend. But these wins were far from effortless. In Saturday’s action against Big East rival Villanova and...

Tenth-straight victory for men’s tennis

David Peltz

February 21, 2010

Filed under Sports

Marquette’s men’s tennis team defeated Cleveland State Sunday at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium 5-2. The victory was Marquette’s tenth in a row. "It was a battle," coach Steve Rodecap said. "We knew we would be in for a fight....

Men’s tennis defeats Villanova 7-0

David Peltz

February 20, 2010

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Marquette's men's tennis team earned their first Big East victory Saturday at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium against Villanova. The Golden Eagles won 7-0, their second straight victory in straight sets and their fifth victory in straight...

Men’s tennis aiming to continue perfect record

David Peltz

February 18, 2010

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Marquette athletics has had a strong international contingent for many years, with players coming from three continents and 10 countries outside of the United States. But two men's tennis players in particular from south of the...

Marquette tops DePaul, splits season series

David Peltz

February 4, 2010

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The Marquette men’s basketball team defeated DePaul 80-69 Wednesday night at the Bradley Center. The victory marked the third in a row for the Golden Eagles, who failed to beat the Blue Demons in their last meeting Jan. 20...

Golden Eagles in search of first road victory

David Peltz

December 8, 2009

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The Marquette women’s basketball team failed to pick up a victory in their one and only away game this season. The Golden Eagles put on a lackluster display against Michigan in a 67-50 loss on Nov. 16. However, Marquette will look to find...

VIEWPOINT: “Redskins” insults Native Americans

December 3, 2009

Filed under Letters, Viewpoints

On Monday the Supreme Court refused to review a case against the NFL that the name “Redskins” violates trademark law. Trademark law prohibits the registration of names that “may disparage … persons, living or dead,...

Women look to bounce back against NJIT

David Peltz

December 3, 2009

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The 31-point loss to No. 11/12 Duke last Friday was definitely a set-back for the Marquette women's basketball team. But with tonight's game against the New Jersey Institute of Technology at the Al McGuire Center, Marquette has...

Learning from their mistakes

David Peltz

December 1, 2009

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The Marquette women’s basketball team was able to give thanks Thursday after squeaking out a 69-66 victory over Cleveland State in its opener in the Caribbean Challenge in Cancun, Mexico. But the Golden Eagles failed to carry that momentum into the final, losing ...

Men’s Tennis Brief

David Peltz

November 24, 2009

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The Marquette men's tennis team announced Tuesday that it has signed two new recruits for the 2010-'11 season. Logon Collins from Tulsa, Okla., and Daniil Mamalat from Philadelphia, both signed National Letters of Intent to...

MU women make Red Flash wave white flag in season opener

David Peltz

November 14, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women's basketball team opened up their season with an emphatic 74-38 win over St. Francis at the Al McGuire Center Saturday. Guard Lauren Thomas-Johnson led the Golden Eagles with 14 points while Jocelyn Mellen...